Let's 'Knuckle down' and 'play for keeps'...marbles, that is
October 28, 2020
My wife recently came home from a yard sale with a bag of marbles. I had not thought about marbles in years. When I was in grade school (the early 1950's) marbles were a major deal among boys. With dirt school yards it was easy to draw a big circle and start a game of marbles easily. It was mostly "boys only" though a few girls did like to shoot marbles.
For readers not familiar with how to shoot a marble, see attached photo. When a shooter hits another player's marble or knocks a target marble out of a circle or square, the shooter typically takes the marble they hit. There are rules and...